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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Jun18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Author Talk by Jackie Collins

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
?World-renowned bestselling author Jackie Collins returns with another classic family saga filled with love, lust, and revenge. Hosted by Bobby Rivers.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jun18

Learn To Draw

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jun18

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jun18

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

GreenThumb Workshop: Perennial Swap

at River Garden (in ), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Divide, dig up, and swap perennial plants to increase the diversity of plants in your community garden.
Free!

Jun18

Christopher Agostino's Storyfaces

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Original stories and folktales are presented in an inspiring fusion of visual and performing arts, illustrated on the faces of audience volunteers as they are told.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun18

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Bulova Park, Queens

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

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